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Seno DS

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SenoDS
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General
Author(s)a128
TypeMusic Application
Version0.9.1
LicenceMixed
Links
Download
Website
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Seno DS is a music live sequencer. It uses WAV samples or sounds recorded via the DS microphone.

Features

  • 8 Tracks , 8 Clips per track, 16 Slots (Pattern)
  • Track audio from WAVE samples or Microphone
  • Track settings: Sample, Polyphone/Monophone/Trigger mode, ADSR envelope, LFO
  • Transpose +/- 36 semitones (3 Octaves)
  • max. 16 Voices
  • Clip records 12 notes per step with velocity
  • Choose different musical scales i.e Seno scale (A3-E5 Major),

Ionic (C4), Chromatic (C4), Major pentatonic (C4), Minor pentatonic (C4), Arabic (C4)

  • Clip settings: lenght 1-16 steps, speed
  • KAOS pads
  • Live recording and arranging via Stylus
  • BPM 40-240 and Swing
  • Mixer with Distortion
  • Loads WAVE files
  • Loading/Saving of snapshots
  • "Memory saving" sample managment

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. Copy it .NDS file to the memory card

If you can't load Seno DS on your card try loaders like dsorganise or moonshell or the homebrewmenu loader from devkitpro.

User guide

Use any mono wav sample. Put the sounds in a directory "seno1","seno2","seno3","seno4". These directories could be in a folder "nds" or on the root of your sd-card.

It must not exceed 128 samples for each slot.

Senods2.jpg Senods3.jpg

Controls

Uses Stylus.

Left/Right - switches the screens

A - "OK" used in Dialogs

B - "CANCEL"

X/START - start/stop of the sequencer

Y - enable/disable visual effects

Up/down - transpose the track

Left/Right - browse thru sub-pages, left/right in dialogs

Media

Compatibility

Tested on: Flashcard R4 SDHC with firmware 1.31

Flashcard TTDS with unofficial firmware 1.17a12

Changelog

Version 0.9.1 11/01/10

  • Works now with more homebrew cards
  • Title screen fixed
  • Gate/legato screen fixed

Version 0.9.0 (24/12/09)

  • First release
  • Saves a Snapshot of your work to a file "snap.sen" on your card

Credits

Isabella (nitroFs embedded filesystem for the DS)

MeRAMAN (NDSBGMFILLER)

Sandro for his comments on scales

Cavia the creators of the Korg DS-10

Toshio Iwai (Electroplankton / Yamaha Tenori-On)

Headspin NDS Keyboard Examples http://matrixsynth.blogspot.com and Nintendo for the DS/DSi

Nintendo, DS, NDS, DSi trademarks are property of Nintendo corporation.

Tester: Alex, mentaldominance.com/dkiefer, fanta/hotelsinus.com